Plant Care Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

About Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

Chinese evergreens have been growing in homes throughout Asia for centuries as symbols of good fortune. They were introduced to the Western world in 1885. Their ancestors were cultivated starting in the 1930s and became especially successful in Florida, where most foliage plants are now produced. 🤞

Taxonomy

Aglaonema 'Golden Madonna'
Aglaonema
Araceae
Alismatales

Also known as

Chinese evergreen

How to care for Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

Water

How often to water your Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

Water needs for Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'
0.5 cups
every 7

Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' in Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina

37% Low

Growing Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' in Raleigh right now

Light needs for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' in Raleigh, North Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 1st, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Raleigh is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' in Raleigh, North Carolina

Sunlight will increase by 32.6% ☀️

February 2nd, 2023

Raleigh is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Raleigh is expected to increase by 32.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.7 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Light needs for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' in Raleigh, North Carolina

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

February 2nd, 2023

This month, Raleigh is getting an average of 7.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 9.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.7 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna': 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

We wouldn’t recommend testing its limits during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Raleigh, North Carolina ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

Nutrient needs for plant Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna' in Raleigh, North Carolina

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 30th, 2023

The growing potential in Raleigh is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repot…

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Care Summary for Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'

Chinese Evergreen 'Golden Madonna'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Raleigh, North Carolina, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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